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WBUR Boston
Labor Secretary: States Lead The Way On Family Leave, But Mass. Could Do Morestate of Massachusetts that would be at odds with my experience from when I liv
Labor Secretary: States Lead The Way On Family Leave, But Mass. Could Do More
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 days ago
state of Massachusetts that would be at odds with my experience from when I lived here in Massachusetts,” Perez said. Sen. Karen Spilka, an Ashland Democrat who sponsored one of the bills (S 1008), was also at Wednesday’s event. She said she hopes... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Eldridge taking lead on Senate ride-hailing billof the Joint Committee on Financial Services, is heading up the effort and work
Eldridge taking lead on Senate ride-hailing bill
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 days ago
of the Joint Committee on Financial Services, is heading up the effort and working with Ways and Means Committee Chairwoman Karen Spilka, Judiciary Committee Co-Chairman William Brownsberger and Housing Committee Co-Chairwoman Linda Dorcena Forry to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ex-tax commissioner never left corporate boardsit was pushing the amendment. The measure was ultimately approved by the House
Ex-tax commissioner never left corporate boards
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
it was pushing the amendment. The measure was ultimately approved by the House but blocked by the state Senate. Karen Spilka, chairwoman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, said at the time that the Senate did not support the measure... Read more
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Boston Globe
Peace organization files ethics complaint against state senatorstrip. They are: Democrats Ben Downing of Pittsfield, Anne Gobi of Spencer, John
Peace organization files ethics complaint against state senators
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
trip. They are: Democrats Ben Downing of Pittsfield, Anne Gobi of Spencer, John Keenan of Quincy, Barbara L’Italien of Andover, Karen Spilka of Ashland, Michael Barrett of Lexington, Eileen Donoghue of Lowell; and Republican Richard Ross of Wrent... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pay equity bill divides Massachusetts business groupsgroup. Put another way, female employees have to work about 60 extra days a yea
Pay equity bill divides Massachusetts business groups
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
group. Put another way, female employees have to work about 60 extra days a year to make the same amount as male workers. Karen Spilka, who cosponsored the Senate bill with Pat Jehlen, felt the state needed to strengthen its equal pay law, which... Read more
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Boston Globe
Women and minorities still have few seats at the table in Massachusetts corporate boardroomsyou are going to find it hard to create diversity.’ “The statistics for Massac
Women and minorities still have few seats at the table in Massachusetts corporate boardrooms
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
you are going to find it hard to create diversity.’ “The statistics for Massachusetts are abysmally low,” said Senator Karen Spilka, Democrat of Ashland. But researchers haven’t historically collected data on the total number of minorities... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charter school scrum: Senate bill tied to $200M spendingwhile they touted the cost of the bill — ranging between $203 million and $212
Charter school scrum: Senate bill tied to $200M spending
Boston Herald / Posted 30 days ago
while they touted the cost of the bill — ranging between $203 million and $212 million annually — as affordable, Sen. Karen Spilka, the Senate’s budget chief, could not say if the Senate would include such an increase in its budget proposal... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. Senate to take up charter school bill next weekit would be, to implement this, about $200 (million) give or take every year of
Mass. Senate to take up charter school bill next week
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
it would be, to implement this, about $200 (million) give or take every year of the seven years,” said state Senator Karen Spilka, chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. Critics worry that the Senate’s proposal would force cities and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate bill ties charter school expansion to education investmentsthis fall rather than compromise. Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz led the effort over th
Senate bill ties charter school expansion to education investments
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
this fall rather than compromise. Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz led the effort over the past two months with Sens. Dan Wolf, Karen Spilka and Patricia Jehlen to craft a bill that could pass that branch by satisfying both proponents and opponents of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Senate unveils new charter school bill focused on 'better education for all students'bill aims to level the playing field by ensuring public schools and charter sch
Mass. Senate unveils new charter school bill focused on 'better education for all students'
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
bill aims to level the playing field by ensuring public schools and charter schools aren’t pitted against one another, Sen. Karen Spilka said in the press conference. Beginning in 2019, the increase in funds will be directly tied to state... Read more
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